Institutions, governments and cities play a crucial role in creating and enabling conditions for a circular economy to emerge and thrive. They set direction and they are drivers of innovation and investment.
The circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. provides a framework which allows governments and cities to realise many of their economic, environmental, and societal ambitions.
Use our resources to find out how the right policies can accelerate the move to a circular economy and get guidance on how to put circular policies into practice.
Circular economy policy examples
Chile’s Circular Economy Roadmap: collaboration for a shared action plan
Chile’s circular economy roadmap, developed through a broad collaboration process, aims to build a regenerative, fair and participatory circular economy in Chile by 2040.
Part of a series of case studies that exemplify elements of the Universal Circular Economy Policy Goals (2021) in practice.
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